Ashland tidings. (Ashland, Or.) 1876-1919, September 21, 1877, Image 1

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    INDEPENDENT ON ALL SUBJECTS, AND DEVOTED TO THE INTERESTS OF SOUTHERN OREGON.
VOL. II.—NO. 15
ASHLAND, OREGON: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1877.
CRATER LAKE.
The Day Is Done, ,
WE WANT A GOOD ROAD TO NAVI­
GABLE WATER.
$2.50 PER ANNUM.
EXTRA SESSION OF LEGISLATURE.
I
Newspaper .ll*n»g*nient in the Nev-
enteentli Century.
No where on the Pacific Co»6t is
While other States, smaller and less
third letter .
In the seventeenth century there was
more beautifnl scenery to be found
important than Oregon, have found it
-B Y—
than in the Cascade range of moun­
necessary to have an annual session of no such term as editor, implying a liter­
W
illiamsburg , Sept. 10th, 1877.
o. C. APPLEGATE & CO.
tains, and consequently no place pre­
their legislatures, we, in our wisdom, ary man devoted to tbe general manage­
E
ditor T idings :—In discussing the
I
see
the
lights
of
the
village
OFFICE—On Main Street, (in rear Dr.
sents greater attractions to persons who
when we made our constitution thought ment of a journal, with a share in Bnch
Gleam through the rain and the mist,
merits
of
the
various
routes
to
the
appreciate and admire the wonders of
Chitwood’s Drug Store.)
we would need only one session in two original composition as it required.
And a feeling of s u I dms comes o'er me
caean,
by
which
we
can
find
a
cash
mar
­
nature. Here the scenery is varied and
That my soul cannot resist.
years. We could, probably, get along Wo only hear of the printer, ort at
ket
for
our
surplus
produce,
we
should
Terms of Subscription:
grand. The precipitous canyons and
with one session in two years, if the most, of the publisher. In those days
A feeling of sadness anl longing,
give
all
the
information
we
have
on
the
One copy one year................................................... $ 2.50
gorges, the numerous waterfalls, high
duration of the session was extended to tbe printer fonnd himself surrounded
Tnat is not akin to pain,
subject.
Since
my
last
was
written
I
M “ six months............................................. 1.50
And resembles sorrow only
with difficulties, and often, from the
mountain peaks, all wild and grand in
“ •• three *•
.............................................. 1 00
have bad an interview with Mr. Peter at least sixty days, and the time of the imperfection and simplicity of his ar­
As the mist resembles rain.
themselves,
are
matters
of
wonder
to
C lab rates six copies for........................................ 12.50
Miller, of Kerbyville, who has only meeting of tba legislature was fixed at rangements, he was thrown into posi­
the
observer
;
bnt
the
greatest
of
all
’
Terms, in advance.
Come read to me some poem,
a proper season of the year. But the
Some simple and heartfelt lay,
these wonders, one that surpasses any­ returned from a trip towards Ellens­ truth is, our present constitutional pro­ tions by no means dignified.
burg within the last two weeks, and re­
That shall soothe this restless feeling
Terms of Advertising:
The following enrious notice is from
thing of the kind in the world, and
And
b
mish
the
thoughts
of
day.
ports finding tho easiest route by far vision on this subject is utterly inade­ ono of the earliest English newspapers
Local No-ices per line......................................... .locts.
one that is destined to become noted
Profeeeional Ottda, per year................................ $10 00
of any yet discovered. He followed quate to the wants and necessities of a in 1620 26:
Not from the grand old masters,
3 oo
Two luche«, per quarter.....................................
and celebrated, is Crater Lake. Thi9
5 oo
Four
“
•*
the Chetco route to the top of the large» growing and important State like
Not from the birds sublime,
Eight ••
“
8 00
“The printer to the reader—We
Lake
is
situated
on
the
summit
of
the
Oregon. Our constitution provides for
Wuose distant footsteps tcho
10 00
Oie-hflf Oriamo “
mountain
between
Illinois
and
Cbe*co
Cascade Mountains, about eighty miles
Three-fourth« “ “
14 'M)
Through tie corridors of lime.
only biennial sessions of the legisla­ should also present yon with the Frenoh
river
;
from
there
turned
to
the
right,
Ous
“ “
. 17 50
east of Jacksonville, and is known by
ture, and limits their duration to forty news, but for that some who neither
LIGlL ADVUTIHF.MENTS
For like strains of martial music,
following
the
ridge
mostly
until
he
the different names of Like Majesty,
days. At two out of every three meet­ know what hath passed before, nor
One Miuare (ten linee or lese) let insertion....... $2.50
Their mighty thoughts suggest
came
to
an
old
camp
of
his
in
years
Mystic,
Sunken
and
Crater
Lake,
the
Each additional insertion.................................... 1.00
Life's endless toil and ende »vor;
ings of the legislature a U. S. Senator how business depend one upon another,
I
past,
from
which
he
went
to
Ellens
­
Anl to-night I long for rest.
latter being the name most generally
is to be elected, which business occu­ have patebt up a pamphilt with bro­
burg
in
half
a
day.
On
his
return
be
Job Printing,
used. In its shape it is oblong, being
Read from some humbler poet.
pies about one-half of the session. At ken relations, contradicted newes of
came
to
the
copper
lead,
on
Illinois
‘Of *11 description, done on ebort notice. Legal
Whose song gushed from his heart
^bout fifteen miles in length and eight
these senatorial contests the greatest sea-fights, and most non-sence. Trans­
Blank«, Circular«, Buslocsv Cards, Billhead», Letter*
river,
in
a
day,
aod
thinks
he
coi^ld
As showers from the clouds of Summer,
in width, and is at an altitude of G,000
excitement prevails, and the demorali­ lations of matters of State, we cannot
heal«, Posters, etc., gotten up in good style at living
Or tears from theeyeli is start;
ride
from
Kerbyville
to
Ellensburg
in
feet above the level of the sea. The
prices.
zation and animosities produced there­ but inform you, how you have been
a
day
if
the
brush
was
only
cut
out.
Who through long days of labor,
mountains surrounding it rise from
by, to say nothing of the corrupt influ­ wronged, and wee prevented, by those
He
reports
very
easy
grades,
and
ouly
Agents for the Tidings.
And nights devoid of ease,
one to two thousand feet above the
ences brought to' bear, operate most who would trust ont any falsitie, if
Still be..rd in bis soul the music
two
bad
places
to
make
a
road
over,
T. Hmiuel«,
-
-
-
•
Portland, Oregon.
surface of the lake, and in many places
detrimentally to the interests of the they were bnt porsnaded that the novel­
J*c«»b Thompson,
...
“
•*
Of wonderful melodies.
and
both
these
short.
Should
he
not
8. M. PettengLl A Co.,
-
*
-
New
York.
•»
are nearly perpendicular. A person
public in respect to wise and wholsome ty would sell it.” This in 1622.
Rowel! A Cbeestuau,
...
Kt. Ixtuis.
be
deceived,
the
whole
distance
from
Buch tongs h »ve the power to quiet
..... 8in Francisco.
can conoeive no idea of tho lake while
L. P. Flsner,
Here is an apology for news-letters
The restless pulee of c >re,
*
Trio«. Boyce,
“
Thornton’s ranch to Ellensburg cannot legislation. To make matters still omitted for want of space:
standing
on
the
mountains
above
it
—
J. R. Neil,
...»
Jacksonville.
Aud come like tbe benediction
worse the session is held during the
be more than fifty miles, and the cost
C. 8 Sergent,
.....
Pinen.x.
Tnat follow s after prayer.
the
lake
lying
before
you
in
its
silent,
“Reader, I cannot let thee have tbee
term of the annual State Fair, the most
Ed. R. Owen,
:
-
.
Central Point.
in
the
neighborhood
of
§25,000.
By
Mio Aflie W. Colvlg,
.
-
Rock Point.
placid splendor and mirror-like beauty
exciting feature of which is horseracing. letters for want of roome untill next
Then re..d from the treieured volume
Pe<it H. Burt............................................ Yoncalla.
this
ronte
there
is
only
one
bridge
—
that
reminds one more of a picture than a
J. M. Suuon, General Ageut for J.^eon and Jose­
The poem of thy choice.
The attractions of the State Fair have wee fee.”
phine count le«.•
across
Illinois
river.
The
extreme
And lend to the rhyme of tbe poet
reality, and is bo deceptive in its ap­
Notice to correspondents in olden
always operated as an impediment to
tages leave Ashland as follows:
The music of tby vui.*e.
height
of
this
route
is
about
4,000
feet
pearance that yon imagine that it is
legislative business, and it is a matter times.—At the foot of a newspaper of
above
the
sea,
which
is
less
than
the
And the D’ght 8 tall be fl led with music,
but a few hundred feet below you ; but
the early part of the seventeenth oen-
he O- it C. Stage Co.’s Stage leave Ashland
present Crescent City road by ubont of public notoriety that it has scar^ly tury an invitation to amateurs is given
And tbe cure« that Infest ihe day
when
you
descend
to
the
water
’
s
edge
( for Jacksonville, Rock Point and Rose­
Sb ill fold tlielr ten’s like the Arabs,
800 feet and would be passable for at ever been possible to secure a quorum in the following quaint terms:
burg every day ut 6 a. in. Mail clo es at
and
find
the
bosom
of
the
lake
that
but
in both branches of the legislature du­
Aud at Silently steal away.
5:30 a. tn.
least two months longer each year.
“Ale persons who are pleased to
a
few
moments
before
looked
so
smooth,
L
ongfellow .
ring a horse race on the Fair Grounds.
For Henlv, Yieka and Reading at 6 p. m.
I
have
known
Mr.
Miller
intimately
covered with waves two feet high ; guz^
M til clo-e* at 5:30 p. nt.
Thus we have been going on year after favor ns with any comical or sollid stor­
for
several
years
and
have
no
doubt
of
Ilett<>n «.t Garrett’»« Stages leave Ashland
into its crystul waters, the depth of
THE CHARACTER OF MAHOMET.
year, filling up our statute book with a ies, may repair to the ‘Three Kings' in
every Monday, Wednesday and Friday
bis
sincerity.
Yours
truly,
which has never beeu ascertained ; see
mass of piebald crudities, until the ac- ' Lndgate and they will be carefully put
rnrrminirw for Linkvill»*, and return on
A lex . W atts .
the
mountains
towering
above
you
in
every Tuesday. Thursday and Saturday,
In forbidding tho use of wine, Ma­
cumulated errors, omissions and other ‘ i in.”
Leave LinkvilL- t»r Lake City, Calitornia,
ITEMS FROM BIG BUTTE.
thtir grandeur, as mighty sentinels
legislative sins of the last twenty years, I The circulation of newspapers may
Wednesdays; arrive at Lake City Satur­ homet denied them a gratification for
staring ns in the face, demand to be be considered as having reached perfec­
days; leave Lake Citv Mondays ; arrive which they had no special craving; but over this greatest work of nature, even
Sept.
7tb,
1877.
at Linkville Thursdays, currying mail und be not only permitted, but be gave, a the most unromuutic are impressed
tion when a penny could buy the sheet
corrected.
E
ditor T idings :—Perhaps a few
pa-.scugers.
divine sauction to the unbridled indul­ with the grandeur of the Beene and are notes from this section would be ac­
We Lave heretofore called attention, and another penny insure its quick and
A. D. HELMAN, P. M.
gence of their characteristic vices. Tue thrilled with a feeling of awe which to ceptable to some of tbe readers of your in these columns, to the different sub­ safe transmission to any part of the
us could hardly be described as pleas­
jects requiring immediate legislation, country. In snch a state of things it
I Arab inherited a supreme contempt for
sj icy little paper.
ant
There
are
several
routes
of
de
­
Asjhland Lod^e No. 189,1. 0. G. T. human life; Mahomet made him gratify
and which cannot be postponed with­ becomes difficult to imagine or recall
Tbe
steam
saw
mill
which
Mr.
Marsh
Meet« at tbe Hall of He'man A Fountain every it to the top of his bent, on the sole scent, all being steep but not danger­
out great damage to the State, until the the difficulties which beset the obtain­
—
one
of
your
fellow
townsmen
—
has
Friday evening at 8 o'clock p. m . Brother« aud
condition that the life sacrificed should ous, and are only found on the south been erecting this summer is about fin­ regular session of 1878. The necessity ing of a newspaper only a few years
•ieter» in good «tending are cordlady iuviU'd to at­
Dot be that of Mussulman. The Arab and west banks. There is an island in ished and ready for running. When for an extra session this Fall or Winter ago. When we cast back onr thoughts
tend.
JOHNS. EUBANKS, W. C. T.
C. II. H am . ' dimb , Sec'y.
was tbe most vain-glorious of human the west end of the lake, some two or completed this will be the best mill in to pass the much needed legislation ia thirty years, we find the sheet costing
beings; Mahomet told him that he bad three miles from the shore. It was southern Oregon; located on a beauti­ universally admitted. There is a deep four pence, halfpenny at least. Go
visited by several parties at the time
and earnest feeling throughout tbe back twenty years more we find it seven
>
Ashland Lodge No, 23. a divine right to bis self conceit, since
ful
site,
on
a
feasible
route
to
the
val
it was written in tbe Book of Fate that when there was a skiff on the lake, and ley, and surrounded by the best of State that something ought to be done pence, the greater part of which sum
/V\
A. F. & A. IW..
the Arab race was the predestined ruler was found to be composed mostly of sugar and yellow pine and fir timber. to meet the present emergency, and the went into the exchequer. The number
lava. On this island is a conical shaped
of sheets printed by any journal np to
Hold» their stated communications Thursday even­ of the world and heir to all ages. Tbe
When ready to run Mr. Marsh will voice of our people, could it be heard 1814 was usually a few hundred, only a
mountain,
which
rises
about
fifteen
ing« on or before the full moon. Brethren in good Arab was prond of bis language. Ma­
push it to its utmost capacity, and on this subject, would be addressed to couple ever came to a thousand. When
«tending are cordially invited to attend.
hundred
feet
above
the
water.
This
homet said that it was tbe language of
“make hay while tbe sun shines.” With the Governor in these words: If you we go back a century or a century and
H. C. HILL, W. M.
mountain
is
covered
with
timber,
and
heaven, and was consequently so sacred
C. B. W atbon , Sec’y.
a man of Mr. Marsh’s energy and pluck believe the present Legislature can and will a half we fi~id that all the journals
at
the
top
is
found
an
excavation
some
that its use was forbidden to all bnt
at tbe helm, backed up with good do the work so much needed, lei it be called were but a handful. There was not
hundred
feet
in
depth,
showing
that
it
Ashland Lodge No. 45» I the True Believers. The Arab was an
judgement, business tact, perseverance, without delay.
inveterate freebooter; Mahomet opened had at one time been an active volcano. and unquestioned integrity, enccess is
Tbe only real question now remain­ one north of Edinburg in 1746—and
I. O. O. F.,
Soundings
have
been
taken
of
Crater
non ©established in that city till 1718.
up to him an endless vista of predatory
sure to crown his efforts. When we ing to be disposed of is this: Would News was in those days sent abroad in
Hold their regular meeting every Saturday even­ warfare, with spoils in abundance, of Lake but the bottom was only reached
have men of such indomitable spirits the legislature, if convened in extra I private letters and in the gossips of
ing at their ball in A «bland. Brothers in good
in
one
or
two
places
and
that
at
a
depth
all that could fire the fancy, in case of
funding are cordially inviled to attend.
for borne industry in our midst, we session, do the work required of it by conversation. Tbe wandering beggar,
of
500
and
600
feet.
There
is
no
evi
­
J. D. FOUNTAIN, N. G.
victory; or refreshing powers of Para­
should look upon them as public bene­ the people? Ws believe it would. We who came to the farmer’s bouse erav­
dence
of
animal
life
in
the
lake
—
no
I. O. M illeb , Rec. Sec’y.
dise, attended by ever-beautiful and
factors. One such man is worth a reg­ believe that tbe peculiar character or ing supper and a bed, was the princi­
Rebekah meetings on Tuesday evening, nearest ever-youthful black-eyed honris, if he fish being fonnd in the water, nor is it
iment of that class that come here,make class of legislation now so much need­ pal intelligencer of the rural popula­
be full of the moon eaca month.
inhabited
by
ducks
or
waterfowls
of
died a hero’s death. Tbe Arab prac­
a fortune off the sweat of poor men’s ed, can be more certainly secured and tion of Scotland as late as 1780. In
any
kind.
The
general
appearance
of
ticed slavery: Mahomet gave him for
brows, and than go to Oakland Cali­ better matured, at the proposed called Queen Annq’s time to receive a regular
the
mountains
at
the
lake
—
all
receding
J. A. APPLEGATE.
bond slaves as many of tbe human race
fornia, or San Francisco or Portland, session, than if the matter is deferred news sheet from the metropolis was tbe
from
that
point
—
indicate
that
a
moun
­
he chose to spare after satiating bis
and spend their money where it will do to the regular session of 1878. At an privilege of lords, squires and men of
x attorney and C ounsrlor-at-Xaiv as
tain
much
larger
than
either
Mt.
Hood
extra session of the legislature conven­
lust of carnage. The Arab was grossly
us no good.
official importance.
licentious. Mahomet gave him leave or Shasta had once 6tood over the place
SALEM OREGON.
A Mr. John B. Bowen from Bidwell, ed at Salem this Winter, the delibera­
One peculiarity of tbe newspaper
to take as many wives as ne pleased, where Crater Lak^now is, and that it California, formally of this county, in­ tions would not be affected by political
and concnbines without number; and had been sundered by some mighty deed one of Jackson county’s “old excitement, for there is no U. S. Sena­ management of old days is sufficiently
DR. J. II. CHITWOOD,
the crowning delight of A his sczsual volcanio eruption or terrible earth­ timers,” came np to Butte a few days tor to elect, and this is tbe "off year” obvions to any one who examines the
Paradise is the increased opportunity quake, leaving this mighty basin, since and on first interview kidnaped in Oregon politics. The session would the files. There was no adequate sys­
A shland ,......................... O regon .
which it offers for the safe gratification which, by means tLat can only be con­ and carried off an amiable old widowed be held during tbe balmy rainy season, tem of homo reporting. I) seems to
OFFICE—At the Ashland Drug Store.
of animal Insts. The Jews were jectured, has partially become filled lady of our neighborhood, and after with no outside influences to interfere have been mainly by private and arbi­
the first to experience his ven­ with water. It is said that the waters they reached Jacksonville, and the with tbe business of sober legislation, trary’means that a domestic paragraph
J. R. NEIL,
geance. He had fortified his earlier of Crater Lake never freeze, although necessary evidence was adduced to con- and we believe that the required work came to tbe office. An amusing illus­
Snras with spurious quotations from snow remains at different places on the vience our County Clerk that the gen­ wonld not only be done, but be well tration of this primitive system of re­
jl^TrORNEY AT-LAW,J
the Pantatench, which be said contain­ banks at all seasons of the year, but as tleman was over 21 years of age, papers done. On tbe other hand, suppose we porting occurs in the Caledonian Jfcr-
ed tbe same revelation to the Jews we could learn of no person who had were issued, and though in their mar­ have to wait for tbe needed legislation eury lor March 3J, 1724. “We hear”
Jacksouville, Oregon.
which he was commissioned to deliver visited it in winter, we conclude that riage they are one they are both about until 1878, we not only lose thereby says ths piper,“that my Lird Armis-
in tee Koran to the Arabs. But when this must be merely a supposition. It three score and ten years of age. Her over half a million dollars in money, ton is dead.” In the-next number ap­
H. KELLEY,
he went to Medina, the Jews denounc­ has no visible inlet or outlet, but in name is Swett. So she got her Bow (en) as shown in our previous ar­ pears this apologetic, bnt certainly
Attorney and Counsellor-at-Law, ed bis quotations as forgeries, and he the mountains to the southeast of the and be took a Swet(t). A happy jour­ ticles, but we have no security what­ very awkward paragraph: “It was by
ever that we will be any better off after mistake in onr last, that my Lord Ar-
retaliated by fiercely accusing them of lake, from five to twelve miles distant, ney to them.
J acksonville , O regon .
miston was dead, occasioned by tha
having corrupted and falsified their sa­ Anna’s creek, Wood river, Crooked
Bear are rather plentiful now, and the session is over than we are now.
Will pracice in all the Ciurts of the State. Prom,
cred books. Denunciations, however, i creek, Seven-Mile creek and other already have several of the “bruin” i For it will then be tbe same old story rendezvous of coaches hard by bis
et en ion given to all bosmets intruded to my care.
lordship’s lodging, that were to attend
good-sized streams flowing into Klam­
—In the building formerly tecupied by were not enough. Tbe presence of tbe
tribe handed in their checks, aud ' over again, a session at tbe close of a
NaLler A Wat eon, opposite Couit House.
Jews, confuting his revelations out of ath lake take their source, the water “gone where the woodbine twineth.” heated and violent political campaign, tbe funeral of a son of the Right Hon­
a protracted and exciting Senatorial orable the Earl of Galloway; wherefore
their Hebrew Scriptures, was a stand­ rising in all these cases in one body They are fat.
Theologians evidently think #e are • contest, «State Fair, horse races, hot bis lordship’s pardon, and family ia
ing menace to him; and he took mens from cut of the rocks, and it is the
“
pure
aud chaste” or else past redemp­
I. O. Miller.
nres, first to silence them, and when general supposition that their waters I tion for they never preach to us dear weather, sickness, etc., etc. For God’s humbly craved.”
that failed to get rid of them altogether. come from Crater Like.
people, as a consequence of which sake let us have an extra session; and
Some days ago the wife of John
Architect and Builder*
A Hebrew woman of tbe name of Asma
ith the development of Southern young America makes tbe “welkin let ns have it during the severe and sa- Pickett, of Walla Walla made a fire iu
•GRANITE STREIT - - - ASHLAND. who exposed tbe prophet and his claim Oregon will Crater Lake grow in re­ ring,” in the nimrod line, and all day lubripus quietude of tbe balmy, rainy
tbe stove, and in a few minutes an ex­
117 ILL do anythlrg in bls line on abort no’lce and to ridicule in some satirical verses, was nown, and when that time comes when long the patient anglers sit and draw season.— Record.
plosion took place which blew tbe top
” un the lowest terms.
n7v2if
from Butte Creek’s pebbly bed those
soon afterward assassinated by an agent ■ the railroad reaches this valley it will nice speckle trout.
Joaquin Miller's old home is owned of the stove off and shook the whole
of Mahomet, who crept ini® her apert-
Several of our citizens have gone to
grow famed and be visited by thou­ Mt. McLaughlin whortleberrying.
and occupied by James Kelley, and is house. Sime wretch had loaded a
ment
at
midnight
and
plunged
bis
dag
­
BALD BARLEY.
stick with gunpowder. The mother
School will be resumed on the 17th surrounded by an endless profusion of
sands and thousands of people as one
ger
into
her
breast
as
she
lay
asleep
F ANY ONE CAN INFORM US WHERE A
of this month.
shrabberv; planted by Joaquin and his and three little children were in the
•mall quantity <>( tbie grain can be eecured, they between her little ones.— MacColls Eas­ of the greatest natural wonders of the
I »in
The health of all is good with us.
consort Minnie Myrtle.—Grant County room at the time, but luckily were not
render a favur t>y ten ling word to the Tioisce
1
VTTK h .
•
tern Question.
world.—.S-H/iierL
Moro auon,
P.
I injured. —Au>' Oregonian.
Times.
I
---- IS8UED EVERY FRIDAY —
The dty 1« doDe, and the darkness
Falls from the wing of night.
As a feather is wafted downward
From the eagle ia its flight.
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